isTenTen: Corpus of the Icelandic Web
The Icelandic Web Corpus (isTenTen) is an Icelandic corpus made up of texts collected from the Internet. The corpus belongs to the TenTen corpus family. Sketch Engine currently provides access to TenTen corpora in more than 40 languages. The corpora are built using technology specialized in collecting only linguistically valuable web content.
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The isTenTen corpus consists of 518 million words. The texts were downloaded between August and September 2020 and the Wikipedia part is from August 2020. The sample texts of the 500 biggest web domains which account for 70% of all corpus texts were checked manually and content with poor quality text and spam was removed.
The isTenTen Icelandic corpus was part-of-speech tagged by IceNLP toolkit with IFD Tagset.
isTenTen20 corpus statistics in detail
Tools to work with the Icelandic corpus from the web
A complete set of Sketch Engine tools is available to work with this Icelandic corpus to generate:
- word sketch – Icelandic collocations categorized by grammatical relations
- thesaurus – synonyms and similar words for every word
- keywords – terminology extraction of one-word units
- word lists – lists of Icelandic nouns, verbs, adjectives etc. organized by frequency
- n-grams – frequency list of multi-word units
- concordance – examples in context
- text type analysis – statistics of metadata in the corpus
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Suchomel, V., & Pomikálek, J. (2012). Efficient web crawling for large text corpora. In Proceedings of the seventh Web as Corpus Workshop (WAC7) (pp. 39-43).
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